Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted

LABOR FORCE DATA
NOT SEASONALLY ADJUSTED

Table 4. Civilian labor force and unemployment by state and selected area, not seasonally adjusted
State and area Civilian labor force Unemployed
March April Number Percent of labor force
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) March April March April
2015 2016 2015 2016(p) 2015 2016 2015 2016(p)

Alabama

2,135,802 2,155,709 2,139,605 2,158,491 125,880 132,404 117,358 117,703 5.9 6.1 5.5 5.5

Alaska

360,272 355,942 359,279 355,786 25,525 26,035 23,709 24,654 7.1 7.3 6.6 6.9

Arizona

3,131,692 3,228,830 3,139,578 3,228,342 188,589 163,834 184,727 173,530 6.0 5.1 5.9 5.4

Arkansas

1,319,136 1,359,762 1,326,263 1,355,321 74,931 54,954 68,986 45,873 5.7 4.0 5.2 3.4

California

18,949,567 19,029,837 18,942,424 19,015,109 1,266,911 1,057,748 1,166,325 987,438 6.7 5.6 6.2 5.2

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale(1)

5,031,686 5,011,360 5,022,269 5,011,529 359,608 252,211 340,213 233,585 7.1 5.0 6.8 4.7

Colorado

2,815,057 2,875,156 2,814,025 2,880,042 129,458 100,748 112,965 101,980 4.6 3.5 4.0 3.5

Connecticut

1,881,804 1,894,126 1,879,963 1,884,284 115,209 117,165 106,299 104,997 6.1 6.2 5.7 5.6

Delaware

462,287 480,537 463,717 481,462 23,420 21,152 22,429 19,085 5.1 4.4 4.8 4.0

District of Columbia

384,644 393,819 384,502 395,952 27,213 24,868 24,937 21,784 7.1 6.3 6.5 5.5

Florida

9,619,505 9,749,859 9,646,945 9,703,717 518,916 457,809 501,676 437,897 5.4 4.7 5.2 4.5

Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall(1)

1,318,451 1,316,002 1,335,425 1,316,809 82,812 74,195 82,299 71,070 6.3 5.6 6.2 5.4

Georgia

4,759,333 4,846,651 4,757,923 4,829,352 282,546 263,541 270,502 241,868 5.9 5.4 5.7 5.0

Hawaii

674,969 689,584 675,845 685,058 25,468 21,914 24,591 21,330 3.8 3.2 3.6 3.1

Idaho

787,431 801,552 790,441 806,806 37,027 33,815 34,004 29,407 4.7 4.2 4.3 3.6

Illinois

6,452,137 6,618,526 6,461,911 6,609,308 387,047 446,897 352,068 410,456 6.0 6.8 5.4 6.2

Chicago-Naperville-Arlington Heights(1)

3,752,950 3,859,665 3,753,389 3,856,659 225,301 253,708 214,887 241,822 6.0 6.6 5.7 6.3

Indiana

3,229,254 3,321,162 3,243,563 3,348,855 169,205 182,405 145,075 161,388 5.2 5.5 4.5 4.8

Iowa

1,696,622 1,708,716 1,697,847 1,706,354 70,287 72,907 59,771 60,641 4.1 4.3 3.5 3.6

Kansas

1,490,192 1,501,338 1,491,323 1,494,320 67,379 60,269 64,074 50,712 4.5 4.0 4.3 3.4

Kentucky

1,956,705 1,973,117 1,952,036 1,967,805 110,519 116,072 95,575 91,246 5.6 5.9 4.9 4.6

Louisiana

2,166,163 2,155,605 2,172,166 2,149,273 139,234 132,323 131,433 125,326 6.4 6.1 6.1 5.8

Maine

674,654 665,151 674,781 667,397 36,591 27,729 32,093 25,106 5.4 4.2 4.8 3.8

Maryland

3,130,115 3,163,348 3,128,513 3,151,455 168,016 150,641 153,386 138,197 5.4 4.8 4.9 4.4

Massachusetts

3,557,729 3,572,677 3,550,470 3,582,096 186,491 164,997 167,345 138,006 5.2 4.6 4.7 3.9

Michigan

4,717,971 4,837,147 4,699,774 4,811,014 278,601 247,190 238,400 205,877 5.9 5.1 5.1 4.3

Detroit-Warren-Dearborn(2)

1,976,545 2,050,096 1,964,019 2,024,267 123,854 114,310 107,385 91,237 6.3 5.6 5.5 4.5

Minnesota

2,989,975 3,055,192 2,997,380 3,041,732 132,260 140,026 108,445 114,639 4.4 4.6 3.6 3.8

Mississippi

1,251,316 1,274,539 1,255,374 1,268,744 76,674 71,181 71,785 63,882 6.1 5.6 5.7 5.0

Missouri

3,098,397 3,140,813 3,117,600 3,141,501 179,962 150,452 160,464 132,550 5.8 4.8 5.1 4.2

Montana

518,490 522,450 521,095 520,461 24,706 25,951 20,794 20,262 4.8 5.0 4.0 3.9

Nebraska

1,006,544 1,020,456 1,011,345 1,021,403 31,019 33,162 28,650 30,701 3.1 3.2 2.8 3.0

Nevada

1,417,027 1,433,309 1,422,176 1,430,601 98,659 85,079 98,157 86,709 7.0 5.9 6.9 6.1

New Hampshire

739,427 744,974 734,390 742,366 29,885 22,117 25,785 19,663 4.0 3.0 3.5 2.6

New Jersey

4,530,620 4,589,955 4,528,655 4,558,681 292,612 230,446 260,113 221,972 6.5 5.0 5.7 4.9

New Mexico

918,430 916,574 918,110 916,249 60,504 56,019 57,116 53,081 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.8

New York

9,632,056 9,773,492 9,651,340 9,656,948 552,367 505,488 515,375 443,422 5.7 5.2 5.3 4.6

New York City

4,198,365 4,255,192 4,196,086 4,168,080 254,873 243,610 241,912 199,045 6.1 5.7 5.8 4.8

North Carolina

4,739,503 4,876,473 4,768,208 4,857,560 266,657 262,028 260,213 243,285 5.6 5.4 5.5 5.0

North Dakota

412,560 414,687 413,193 415,345 14,120 16,501 11,622 13,211 3.4 4.0 2.8 3.2

Ohio

5,663,340 5,764,338 5,678,773 5,780,804 295,828 312,433 263,032 275,660 5.2 5.4 4.6 4.8

Cleveland-Elyria(2)

1,021,407 1,029,259 1,028,213 1,039,948 53,763 56,280 49,575 50,408 5.3 5.5 4.8 4.8

Oklahoma

1,830,172 1,867,820 1,835,463 1,852,350 74,830 83,838 72,223 78,513 4.1 4.5 3.9 4.2

Oregon

1,936,819 2,023,801 1,942,784 2,026,693 118,704 99,081 108,639 90,698 6.1 4.9 5.6 4.5

Pennsylvania

6,367,096 6,487,598 6,386,413 6,479,316 351,590 359,451 309,175 337,561 5.5 5.5 4.8 5.2

Rhode Island

550,308 548,991 550,084 547,315 37,949 32,874 32,442 26,565 6.9 6.0 5.9 4.9

South Carolina

2,236,752 2,306,611 2,252,170 2,306,596 133,893 129,495 129,919 119,952 6.0 5.6 5.8 5.2

South Dakota

449,326 452,316 450,319 452,578 17,188 13,228 14,101 11,722 3.8 2.9 3.1 2.6

Tennessee

3,045,237 3,113,994 3,052,320 3,121,081 175,685 128,756 164,030 120,810 5.8 4.1 5.4 3.9

Texas

13,013,634 13,273,267 13,054,103 13,257,468 557,383 590,991 529,352 560,713 4.3 4.5 4.1 4.2

Utah

1,451,219 1,483,414 1,449,907 1,485,427 54,802 56,201 48,811 55,882 3.8 3.8 3.4 3.8

Vermont

343,884 344,377 340,548 341,364 13,743 11,988 12,810 10,332 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.0

Virginia

4,242,173 4,236,058 4,251,938 4,204,294 201,523 176,030 182,646 145,201 4.8 4.2 4.3 3.5

Washington

3,526,657 3,620,983 3,519,350 3,611,914 203,610 216,025 182,479 201,523 5.8 6.0 5.2 5.6

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett(1)

1,575,528 1,612,663 1,585,299 1,607,155 69,235 77,024 59,866 66,809 4.4 4.8 3.8 4.2

West Virginia

778,813 774,836 789,035 778,872 59,439 56,007 55,758 48,477 7.6 7.2 7.1 6.2

Wisconsin

3,071,974 3,115,562 3,067,126 3,104,004 163,465 156,898 137,484 134,003 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.3

Wyoming

305,469 299,031 305,074 298,327 13,685 17,148 12,609 17,115 4.5 5.7 4.1 5.7

Puerto Rico

1,139,374 1,134,278 1,125,808 1,136,779 143,846 138,455 141,951 129,061 12.6 12.2 12.6 11.4

Footnotes
(1) Metropolitan division.
(2) Metropolitan statistical area.
(p) Preliminary

NOTE: Data refer to place of residence. Data for Puerto Rico are derived from a monthly household survey similar to the Current Population Survey. Area definitions are based on Office of Management and Budget Bulletin No. 13-01, dated February 28, 2013, and are available on the BLS website at www.bls.gov/lau/lausmsa.htm. Estimates for the latest month are subject to revision the following month.

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